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Fairs and Festivals in Newport

Newport Jazz Festival 2019

Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Drive Newport, RI Phone:

August 2-4, 2019

This three-day festival features four unique stages set up at Fort Adams State Park overlooking the Newport. Enjoy world class musicians, food, crafts and a number of exhibits. Lineup.
Admission: Three-day tickets are good for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Student tickets for ages 16 and older. Students must use the student gate and present ID. Children tickets are ages 3-15. Children under 3 admitted free. Tickets available for single day, two days and three days. Prices range from a single day for a child at $15 to a three-day ticket for adults at $170. Parking is $20 for a day.
Black Ships Festival 2019

Various venues citywide Newport, RI Phone: 401-847-7666

August 9-11, 2019

This festival celebrates the relationship between Newport and its Japanese sister city of Shimoda, and the historic movement that allowed all foreign “Black Ships” to end their ban after 200 years. For full calendar, see event website.
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